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Nico Rosberg Gets Two-Year Contract Extension with Mercedes F1 Team

Daimler announced that Nico Rosberg finally got his contract extension under its Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team. The company revealed that Mercedes and the German driver closed a two-extension in the latter’s contract. That means he will still be competing under the banner of the three-pointed star brand in the 2017 and 2018 F1 seasons. At the time of Rosberg’s signing. He was leading the 2016 F1 Driver Standings. However, the conclusion of the recent Hungarian Grand Prix drove him back to the second position of the rankings. He exchanged places with his teammate and reigning F1 World Champion  Lewis Hamilton after losing in the latest race. Currently, Hamilton is ahead… Continue Reading »


Modified Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster Of Michael Schumacher Available For Sale

A 1986 Mercedes-Benz SL roadster was put up for sale with a price tag of around $334,000 or €300,000, as shown on a report from The price may appear too high, but this particular SL-Class has gone through the hands of AMG, which essentially increased its value. Another thing to consider is the fact that these changes were requested by racing legend Michael Schumacher. This particular 560SL now features a 6.0-liter V8 engine after AMG replaced its original engine. The new engine is the same one used on the 300E 6.0 facelift. It was also given a number of other modifications as requested by Schumacher. It seems this model… Continue Reading »


Lewis Hamilton Reveals Future Plans in Formula One

When asked about his future plans in Formula One, Lewis Hamilton responded that he doesn’t see himself anywhere else other than with Mercedes. The recently crowned three-time F1 Drivers’ Champion said to BBC Sport that he is targeting a retirement from the race track within three or four years after his current contract ends. He hopes to be signed up with his team until that time comes. Quoting Hamilton’s interview, he stated, “I honestly can’t see myself anywhere else.” He added, “There was always that talk of driving another car, and I have done that—ticked that box off.” He further went on to say, “I don’t like to say never,… Continue Reading »


Lewis Hamilton Can Become a Seven-Time World Champion

Lewis Hamilton has the potential to win more world championships in his Formula One career. According to former F1 driver Nigel Mansell in his interview featured in Sky Sports, the Briton could even break the seven world championship wins of Michael Schumacher during his career. Mansell admitted that he was a big fan of Hamilton. In his assessment, the reigning world title holder is doing an outstanding job. He said that with the help of Mercedes, the 30-year old driver could exceed the record held by Schumacher. The F1 legend added that Mercedes is a powerful force in the sport nowadays, which could really propel Hamilton to greater heights. However, Mansell noted… Continue Reading »


Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Takes on the W03

What will happen if you pit the Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series against the W03 of Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team? Well, it does not take a genius to figure out the answer to this question. Despite the overwhelming power of the SLS AMG Black Series, it will surely eat dust while enjoying a nice view of the W03’s backside if you have them race each other. Of course, the cars are completely different from each other, so it does not really feel right to compare the two.However, for the sake of fun, and to see how much distance can the W03 get between it the SLS AMG Black… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Retains Michael Schumacher as Ambassador

Mercedes-Benz confirmed that Michael Schumacher remains as its ambassador. The decision of the company came despite the current medical condition of the Formula One legend. It should be noted that Schumacher had an accident while skiing with his son at Meribel Ski Resort in the French Alps on December 29, 2013. The incident left him with a serious head injury, which led doctors to place him in a medically-induced coma. Luckily, like the fighter that he was during his run as a racer, Schumacher has beaten the odds. Announcement of his recovery came on June 16 this year. Recent reports say that he is still undergoing rehabilitation. So far, no word… Continue Reading »


Nico Rosberg Renews Contract with Mercedes AMG Petronas

Nico Rosberg renewed his contract with Mercedes AMG Petronas. The new contract ties the German driver to the team of the giant automaker brand for two more years according to rumors. That means Rosberg will get to compete with team Mercedes up to the end of the 2016 Formula One season. A Mercedes spokesperson refused to disclose the nature of Rosberg’s new contract though, including its duration. However, the spokesperson did hint that it will be for a long term. Nico Rosberg Before His Run at Mercedes Nico Rosberg was born on June 27, 1985 in Wiesbaden, Hesse, West Germany. He is the son of the 1982 F1 World Champion… Continue Reading »


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